Responsibilities

Engineer – RF is responsible for contributing to the RF Design of the regional wireless network. Responsibilities include: creating search rings within their geographic area of responsibility; working with the performance team to understand challenges and issues within his/her sectors; and working with System Performance counterparts to understand and resolve problems thus helping to reduce lost Calls and ineffective Attempts within their sector while providing the best possible network to customers. Other responsibilities include: creating and supplying cell site translations; performing drive testing to evaluate search area candidates as necessary; preparing Final Radio Plans and Federal Regulatory submittals in a timely manner; performing radio engineering evaluations for system planning and site acquisition; identifying locations for new cells taking baseline, performance, capacity, coverage, business needs, and population into consideration; and evaluating coverage problems and requirements for coverage and capacity cells. Utilizes propagation tools and other RF related equipment such as Map Info, GeoPlan, Datapro, Zite, Callmapper, RTT, and MPT for site candidate comparison, propagation and coverage review and selection, determination of coverage boundaries for extensions, FAA/FCC filings, overall sector review of cell site locations for upgrades/modifications, and traffic engineering and investigation. Prepares necessary regulatory filings for sector/sites ensuring that compliance is met, and attends zoning meetings for assigned sector as required. Works with Performance Engineers to resolve area and sector-related issues, and improve all aspects of network performance; creates documentation, improves processes, and teams with adjacent groups such as project management, equipment engineering, transport, system performance, sales, and operations.

Qualifications

BSEE desired Knowledge of radio system design technologies, 5 years radio systems design/wireless experience. Thorough knowledge of personal computers & Microsoft Office Proficiency with Mapinfo. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (oral & written) Ability to demonstrate proficiency in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access Ability to demonstrate advanced troubleshooting skills Ability to demonstrate proven problem solving abilities Ability to demonstrate proven leadership abilities Ability to demonstrate project management skills Ability to demonstrate strong analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.